California employees enjoy some of the most protective employment laws in the country. In addition to federal discrimination and minimum wage laws, California gives employees additional rights regarding harassment, privacy, and wages.
Nevertheless, it can be complicated to enforce these rights. If you recently experienced a workplace issue that you suspect is unlawful, you should contact an experienced employment lawyer who can help protect your rights and interests.
California and federal law provide California-based employees with many protections. The following is a summary of your most important employee rights.
Harassment and discrimination are prohibited in the workplace if they are based on an employee’s perceived or actual:
California employees are entitled to:
Mothers returning from maternity leave must be provided a private space and time by their employers for lactation.
Many employees in California are entitled to:
Employees are entitled to the same rate of pay as other employees for performing the same work under similar working conditions.
An employer is required to provide a safe and healthful workplace for their employees.
Employers are prohibited from retaliating against an employee for reporting information that they reasonably believe to be a violation of state or federal law.
If you suffer a work-related injury or illness, you have the right to certain benefits. Some of these benefits include:
Some common types of employment law issues include:
If you would like to discuss your legal matter with an experienced California employment lawyer at Olivier & Schreiber LLP, call us today at 415-484-0980 or contact us online.
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